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Trinity Graduates are among the most employable in the world

Posted on: 19 September 2019

Graduates from Trinity College Dublin are among the most employable and successful in the world according to the just published QS World University Rankings for Graduate Employability 2020.  It has been ranked in 92nd place worldwide. It is the first in Ireland for employer reputation and alumni outcomes.

Using key metrics (employer reputation, alumni outcomes, partnerships with employers, employer-student connections and graduate employment rate), the rankings evaluated 758 institutions worldwide and sought insight from almost 45,000 employers nationally and internationally.

Within these key metrics, Trinity scores 48th highest in the world for its graduate employment rate and 32nd highest in the world for producing highly successful and world-changing graduates.

Commenting on the results, Director of Careers at Trinity, Orla Bannon, said:

“Trinity graduates continue to be highly employable and successful in their chosen careers. During their time at Trinity, students get the opportunity to develop employability skills that allow them to succeed not just in their careers but in their future lives as individuals and members of a global society.”

“We work to continuously develop innovative ways for students to improve their career readiness and the Trinity Employability Award, run in partnership with employers, is a good example of this.”

Trinity’s Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Professor Juergen Barkhoff added:

“This ranking confirms Trinity’s position as a university delivering for Ireland at the highest international levels.  We want our students to develop their skills and graduate attributes to succeed in their studies and in their careers. Today’s ranking is a testament to their hard work in achieving that.” 



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